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Wanted for murder.
This is the enemy.
If you tell where he's going...
Americans suffer when careless talk kills.
Somebody blabbed–button your lip!
A careless word, a needless sinking.
Careless talk got there first.
I'm counting on you.

If you tell where he's going, he may never get there.
If you tell where he's going, he may never get there.
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John Philip Falter, artist. Adjutant General's Office. 1943. 28 x 20.

The careless talk campaign seemed to encourage a mild paranoia. Posters like this one warned people that small bits of information regarding troop movements would be useful to the enemy.